Agricultural Development Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

Year of publication
By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Should we thus be more concerned with urban [...]
   
As urban food markets have grown rapidly in recent decades, so too have rural–urban food supply chains. Urbanization and higher [...]
   
Achieving the SDGs to end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030 will depend crucially on developing rural areas in the [...]
   

Is crop diversification a panacea for climate resilience in Africa?

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 2
FAO [ 2017 ]
Crop diversification is often promoted as a strategy to achieve climate resilience. However, the benefits to crop diversification may vary [...]
   
The brief contains recommendations and a framework for developing an Institutional Food Procurement Programme (IFPP) based on lessons from ten [...]
   
This policy brief addresses the question of the economic drivers of both deforestation and forest degradation (DD) in Zambia. It [...]
   
This brief summarizes the results of analyses of Shan tea and Arabica coffee value chains in the Northern Mountainous Region [...]
   
In recent years, government's investments in agriculture have focused on increasing land under irrigation, subsidizing inputs, strengthening the agricultural extension [...]
   
In Senegal, the government has given great importance and priority to the development and promotion of national rice production to [...]
   
The government of Burundi has timidly decreased State involvement in strategic value chains, with a view to open the market, [...]
   
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